By Marinel R. Cruz
“I hope this award will get more people curious about the movie. This way, we don’t get pulled out of the cinemas,” said Brillante Ma Mendoza, winner of the best director honor for “Thy Womb,” an entry to the ongoing 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
After nearly three decades, a Filipino film, Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s “Captive,” will compete in the main section of the Berlin International Film Festival, which will be held in the German capital from Feb. 9 to 19, 2012.